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adjective as in engaged

Weak match

noun as in intended

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Across the globe, millions of boys and girls are betrothed so young they spend the majority of their adolescence already married.

Twice widowed by kings and betrothed to a third, her dream is well on its way to becoming reality.

Her demand was simple: I will not marry Loras Tyrell (i.e., the “renowned pillow-biter” to whom Papa Tywin has betrothed her).

As a young woman, her sister was promised to Luthor Tyrell, while her betrothed was a Targaryen.

Noah's—including his barren, adopted daughter Ila, who is betrothed to his son Shem—are.

Farther down the gravel-walk strolls a young Frenchman and his fiancée—the mother of his betrothed inevitably at her side!

One day her mother heard her singing a popular nautical ballad, on the devotion of a sailor's bride to her betrothed.

This evening Rudy and Babette sat together, as betrothed, for the last time at the mill.

And, since he was her betrothed, one or two iron-gray hairs in the man's head had turned white, and lines deepened in his face.

When the proud senator returned home, he told his wife that he had that day betrothed their daughter.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to betrothed, such as: affianced, committed, intended, and spoken for.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.